Just like last week, I want to start with the ending. How many of you were reminded of the final episode of The Sopranos with that quick fade to black? I kept thinking something shocking or tragic was going to happen since I knew it was the final minute of the show. "Silent Night" was heard in the background simultaneously with a dramatic beat, while slow camera shots of each character were shown. Once Eden walked in with her fake smile and Sean looked down, avoiding her, the one thing I expected to happen was for Julia to collapse and that would be the cliffhanger since we won't get a new episode until January 15th. What was that liquid that Eden added to the fruitcake she made and then fed to Julia? It seemed like Julia was getting queasy or dizzy periodically throughout the second half hour, but she never passed out. And nothing shocking happened at the end. At least with this fade to black, I didn't think my cable suddenly went out like I did with The Sopranos (that was more of ...
The once-Popular and now Dirty Carly Pope has signed on for 24's Day 7, playing the girlfriend of Madame President Cherry Jones' son and thus (this being 24, after all) a suspect in (Spoiler alert) the First Lad's disappearance.... Also from the Reporter: ABC Family has found the leads for its new light drama The Middleman, based on Medium writer-producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach's graphic novels. Natalie Morales (CSI: Miami) will play a struggling artist recruited to fight comic-book baddies, under the tutelage of Matt Keeslar's titular hero. Mary Pat Gleason is Keeslar's robotic assistant.